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Search: Posts Made By: Jim Harris
Forum: Ship Research 20th March 2019, 00:19
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Jim Harris
There's a 'World Ship Society' book, ...

There's a 'World Ship Society' book, 'Frank C Strick' published in 1996, giving a complete history of the Company.

I don't know if it's still in print, but it's a ...
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd March 2019, 08:04
Replies: 349
Views: 93,679
Posted By Jim Harris
'Fairleys' on Leith Walk, Edinburgh.... ...

'Fairleys' on Leith Walk, Edinburgh....

and 'The 'George' in St Kilda, Melbourne, was always a 'lively' place!
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 25th February 2019, 07:54
Replies: 175
Views: 46,911
Posted By Jim Harris
I was lucky enough to do a few trips up ...

I was lucky enough to do a few trips up the mighty river, but only as far as Manaus as I was on the 'Bernard', and she was too big to go all the way to Iquitos.
...
Forum: Ship Research 21st October 2017, 08:53
Replies: 91
Views: 15,960
Posted By Jim Harris
Just an observation, lads, and from quite ...

Just an observation, lads, and from quite a few pm's I received....

At one stage, SN got pretty political, and there were some nasty and bitter interactions between ...
Forum: Ship Research 7th July 2017, 08:43
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Jim Harris
I saw her in South America in the late ...

I saw her in South America in the late 1960's, and she's always stuck in my mind.
She was a LOVELY looking ship.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th April 2017, 11:44
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By Jim Harris
Bank Line 1971-1972

Anyone heard or know of the whereabouts of Gint McKenzie?

He was 3rd Engineer on the 'Nessbank' 1971-1972, and lived in Cupar, Scotland.

[Dave Nichols was 2nd Engineer,...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 1st March 2017, 04:20
Replies: 18
Views: 1,987
Posted By Jim Harris
Was that when John Cummings was captain ...

Was that when John Cummings was captain and centre-half, and Gordon Marshall was goalie, lakercapt?

I remember a New Years Derby game against Hibs, when I dropped a half...
Forum: Elder Dempster 13th January 2017, 08:34
Replies: 24
Views: 4,626
Posted By Jim Harris
There's a photograph on Page 280, Alan, of...

There's a photograph on Page 280, Alan, of the 'Onitsha' outward bound....

It would have to be one of my favourite photos of all time, and fills me with longing and ...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 10th January 2017, 05:43
Replies: 21
Views: 1,827
Posted By Jim Harris
Not soppy at all, Taff, you're just and ...

Not soppy at all, Taff, you're just and old romantic at heart.

It was a GREAT post, and it certainly got me thinking, and I'm sure many others too.
Pure nostalgia, ...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 10th January 2017, 01:51
Replies: 21
Views: 1,827
Posted By Jim Harris
Cummon, Taff, you've whetted our appetites ...

Cummon, Taff, you've whetted our appetites now, and you can't
leave us all hanging on....
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 9th January 2017, 04:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,827
Posted By Jim Harris
Smile I sometimes think about old girlfriends of ...

I sometimes think about old girlfriends of the past, too, Taff.
And I remember them just as they used to be, and conveniently forget that they'll all have aged, just the...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st December 2016, 11:28
Replies: 36
Views: 4,391
Posted By Jim Harris
Me too, expats, just one more time.... ...

Me too, expats, just one more time....

Best wishes to all, and have a safe one!
Forum: The Radio Room 5th November 2016, 00:07
Replies: 70
Views: 5,629
Posted By Jim Harris
Manaus, up the Amazon.

Manaus, up the Amazon.
Forum: Ben Line 3rd September 2016, 03:25
Replies: 16
Views: 5,476
Posted By Jim Harris
Gee, just reading the posts in this thread...

Gee, just reading the posts in this thread is making my mouth water.... and I thought that the run up the Amazon was good!

Can we have some more stories about the ...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 3rd January 2016, 11:32
Replies: 55
Views: 9,007
Posted By Jim Harris
Great story, PtC. A little bit spooky!

Great story, PtC. A little bit spooky!
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 9th October 2015, 11:03
Replies: 14
Views: 2,561
Posted By Jim Harris
Any more similar 'gems' in the library, ...

Any more similar 'gems' in the library, John?
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 9th October 2015, 07:50
Replies: 14
Views: 2,561
Posted By Jim Harris
Memories, memories.... many thanks for ...

Memories, memories.... many thanks for taking me back in time, Irvingman. Great movie.
Forum: Bank Line 21st September 2015, 06:17
Replies: 763
Views: 130,888
Posted By Jim Harris
Re: Post 657. That stern view of the ...

Re: Post 657.

That stern view of the 'Ernebank', Alan, is an absolute stunner!
Forum: Computers and The Internet 15th August 2015, 10:41
Replies: 22
Views: 4,448
Posted By Jim Harris
I've never strayed from 'Brother', George. ...

I've never strayed from 'Brother', George.
Good range to suit all requirements from basic, to more sophisticated if required.
Happy Hunting!
Forum: Elder Dempster 27th June 2015, 09:51
Replies: 34
Views: 8,076
Posted By Jim Harris
Manaus, 1000 miles up the Amazon with ...

Manaus, 1000 miles up the Amazon with 'Booth Line' was pretty exotic for me!
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 19th May 2015, 14:20
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jim Harris
Very nice, Chris. Way before their time by...

Very nice, Chris. Way before their time by the looks of things.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 15th May 2015, 13:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jim Harris
One of my all time favourites. Goodbye ...

One of my all time favourites.

Goodbye to a legend.... R.I.P. BB.
Forum: Bank Line 19th April 2015, 09:10
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Jim Harris
Happy birthday, Alan, and all the best. ...

Happy birthday, Alan, and all the best.
Great poem, and it sums up 'Bank Line' perfectly.... and there's nothing wrong with rose coloured glasses, I wear mine all the ...
Forum: Ben Line 14th April 2015, 13:06
Replies: 44
Views: 9,999
Posted By Jim Harris
I retired at 67, JMCG, and should have ...

I retired at 67, JMCG, and should have done it earlier.
I'm living for today, because at my age, tomorrow might never come!!

Regards,

Jim.
Forum: Bank Line 28th December 2014, 09:53
Replies: 32
Views: 7,757
Posted By Jim Harris
I once had hope of an India - West Coast of South...

I once had hope of an India - West Coast of South America run but had to settle for Montevideo and Buenos Aires as a worthy alternative.

Keith[/QUOTE]

Me too, Keith, but 'Montie' and 'BA'...
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